How To: Snippet Roll

In my quest to use my scraps, I decided to make a snippet roll. This is not a new idea. In fact, the very first article I found about them was written in 2011. I’ve been seeing them a lot in the past year or so, but just didn’t take the time to make one.…

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Using stencils with stitching

If you are like me, you have lots of stencils. I use stencils with my fabric, but not as much as I want to so I’ve been again trying to think of ways to create with them. I discovered they make wonderful background designs.

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How To: Scrappy Fabric

I’ve been looking at my bag of scraps I’ve been collecting over the last year, and wanted to do something with it. I’ve made a scrappy scarf in this post, but wanted to just make pieces of scrappy fabric for upcoming projects.

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How To: Making Cheesecloth Word Skins

Ann chose this technique for the Facebook Postcard Fabric Art’s February Challenge. I saw Margarita Korioth demonstrating this on Quilting Arts TV a year or so ago, and thought this was such a neat technique. I made a couple of cheescloth word skins back then, but was happy to revisit this technique this month. It’s…

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Watercolor effect with textile paints

To start out the new year I’ve written this tutorial for the January challenge in the PFA (Postcard Fabric Art) Facebook Group. Every month a tutorial from a well known artist will be posted. From that tutorial we take the information and made a fabric piece of our own. We don’t have to follow the…

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Best of 2020 Tutorials

Another year has flown by, and it’s time to list my best of 2020 tutorials. In case you missed any of them, I’ve included links to tutorials above the pictures. You also can find all of my tutorials under the Tutorials tab at the top of the website page.

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Christmas Tree Cards and More

Since I made those fabric scrap cards, I have really been having fun making other stuff from that process. Today I’ll show you my Christmas tree cards and more.

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Printing with Collard Greens

Today I’m talking about printing with collard greens. For those who don’t know my hubby, he grows all kinds of great veggies for us to eat. One of our favorites is collards. To tell you the truth, until I met Dave fifteen years ago, I never tasted this vegetable. Every year when he brings them…

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How to: Scrap Greeting Cards

I have always loved making greeting cards. For years I made my Christmas cards. In the beginning they were hands-on using hand cut stencils, or adding paper embellishments.  I graduated to using photos. Now I want to send fabric cards, but I’ve never really been happy with the ones I made. Until now! But I…

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